My Life in Amsterdam

What my friends think I do… What my family think I do… What I actually do…   (post shamelessly stolen from The Amsterdam Life) Read more …

Fifteen Amsterdam Restaurant Review

So tonight was a big night for us. My wonderful wife and I had our first “date night” in almost a year. This last year we’ve either been busy moving house, getting down to work or living abroad without access Read more …

1 Week today…

… and I’ll be waking up for my first full day in Amsterdam. Well… my hotel is in Amstelveen, but it’s only a short hop away from the ‘Dam on the Metro. It’s going to be  a really interesting few Read more …

Remembering Thailand and Oz

After reading through my recovered blog posts from our time travelling, it occurs to me that apart from the videos I posted, we didn’t actually post much about our time in Hong Kong, Thailand or Oz. There’s a reason for Read more …

Recovered Posts

Back in 2009 the Steph and I took a break from life to go travelling and experience life outside of the UK. For that journey we decided to setup a joint blog which we hosted over at warburton.me. By time Read more …

Excited for Better Broadband!

So… continuing the deluge of posts about my upcoming move to Amsterdam, I’ve been doing some research about internet speeds in the Netherlands and it seems that they’re way ahead of what we have in the UK. My download speed Read more …

Big Change Coming!

In just over a month, my family and I will be moving from our home in sleepy Worcestershire to the slightly less sleepy city of Amsterdam in The Netherlands! It’s somewhat scary to know we’ll be leaving behind our nearest Read more …

No. No. NO NO NO NO NO.

So… in a couple of weeks my little boy will be turning two. He’s a great little guy and a lot of fun to be around, but in the past couple of weeks we’ve started to run into the no Read more …

Boxee Box UK Review

Up until recently, I’ve been streaming video from my Mac to my HDTV via my trusty old XBox360 Elite which I bought on release day. Unfortunately after 3 repairs and 4 years of service, it recently succumbed to the villainous Red Ring of Death Read more …

What Happened to “excuse me” ?

When I was young, I was always told that if someone was blocking your way and you needed to move them – for instance in a busy supermarket – you simply had to say “excuse me” and they would know Read more …

Cookies Wallpaper

There’s been quite a bit of buzz in the geek news lately due to the introduction of some new legal requirements regarding a websites use of cookies and how you declare them. I recently had to create some graphics to Read more …

Social News: Following the Herd

I’m a nerd and an obsessive consumer of content, so for me social news sites, like Digg, Reddit etc have always been a big draw for me. In their early days, these sites always seem to attract a decent quality Read more …

My First Year of iPad

Wow… I can’t believe it’s been almost a whole year since I got my iPad 2. I wanted one from the moment Apple first announced the tablet back in 2010 but due to the exorbitant expense that comes with buying a house and Read more …

Apple vs Elan

According to this post at Macrumors Apple have recently settled with Elan over claims of multitouch patent infringement for around $5 million. I can imagine how that conversation went: Elan: Patent Infringements, blah blah blah Apple: Here's $5 million. Fuck Read more …